James I. Hays, 68 of Normal, IL, passed away at 4:48 PM on Monday, December 15, 2014 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal IL.
A family graveside service will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at East Lawn Cemetery, Bloomington, IL. Rev. Camilla Hempstead will officiate. There will be no visitation. The family suggests memorials be made to the Community Cancer Center, Normal, IL. Cremations services are being handled by Beck Memorial Home, Bloomington, IL.
James was born March 13, 1946 in Normal, IL the son of Delmar Leo and Mary F. Shelton Hays.
Surviving are two brothers, John Lettner, Normal, IL; and Bill (Sue) Hays, Bloomington, IL; one niece, Kim (Troy) Kletz, Heyworth, IL; niece in-law, Cyndi Hays, Bloomington, IL. Also surviving are several great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, one nephew, Bill Hays, one great nephew, A.J. Hays.
He will be missed by all who knew him.